Category Archives: Coldharbour Lane

VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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Joshua Armitage

Joshua Armitage is a painter who painted scenes in Loughborough Junction. Here is a selection, I think from 2015/2016. http://www.josharmitage.co.uk/ Coldharbour 1   Coldharbour 111 Flaxman Road Eastlake Road Study Eastlake 11   Eastlake 111 Eastlake 1V    

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A history of 200 Coldharbour Lane – now home to Harbour Cycles

On February 14th 2014, Harbour Cycles opened at 200 Coldharbour Lane, the latest in a long line of businesses occupying these premises for just over 150 years. In early 1860’s the railways arrived at what became known as Loughborough Junction.  … Continue reading

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The Street Art around Loughborough Junction

Always interesting is all the street / shop fascia art you can see around Loughborough Junction. By far the most prolific artist is Morganico, whose work can be seen in a number of places. Joels & Barneys Cafe, Loughborough Junction … Continue reading

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Coldharbour Lane: names before numbers

Before street numbering began in the 1870’s blocks of buildings had individual names. Today you can still see this on a number of terraces that still exist. This is Dover Terrace which runs from 171 Coldharbour Lane, the Dover Castle … Continue reading

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Changing the Pickup, Coldharbour Lane by A.E.R.Larking

This painting from the Southwark Council Art Collection was painted in 1947

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A new Artwork at Loughborough Junction

At some point in August this new artwork was hung on the Green Man Skills Centre. It is a Shimmer Wall Green Man which shimmers and sparkles in the sunshine.  A collaboration organised by Sunshine International Arts & 40 + … Continue reading

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